Elevating National Policy on Financial Inclusion, Consumer Protection and Cybersecurity (Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, DG, National Information Technology Development Agency)
Analysing the Impact of Platform and Big Techs regulation on the financial system across Africa (Lorien Gamaroff – CEO, Centbee)
ESG & Regulatory reporting
Building a culture of change towards more responsible behaviour with regard to investment and regulatory reporting.
*ESG Risk Compliance and Creating Long Term Value for impact investment
*Achieving an integrated compliance by design’ approach - enforcing compliance and regulatory reporting needs
*Ethical governance and compliance in the digital age: The future of digital regulatory intelligence & Reporting
Track: Payment modernization & Emerging technologies
How can new technology enable innovation that leads to better outcomes for consumers, banks, and regulators?
*Analysing the Impact of Platforms and Big Techs regulation on the payments system across Africa
*Reinventing payments platform and operations with hybrid cloud and AI solutions and technology services
*Combining Regulatory Technologies for Maximum Impact: Exploring Synergies within Machine Learning, Blockchain, AI, IoT, Big Data
Track: Competition & Consumer protection
Access to Finance: Promises and pitfalls of digital lending in emerging markets
*Redefining client journeys and developing more customer-oriented value propositions
*Stop Talking Digital, Start Talking Experience: Keeping Up with Customer Expectations
Track: Remittances & Cross-border regulations
Financial Inclusion: Impacts of Digital remittances and Cross-border payments in emerging countries
*Emerging markets: Regulatory developments in cross-border remittance
*Perspectives from International Money Transfer Operators
*Enabling low cost remittances in Africa
*Enhancing cross-border digital remittance data for inclusion and economic well-being
Fintechs & Ecosystem
Financial regulation in the age of the platform economy
*How Regulatory Sandbox is shaping digital innovation
Platform businesses allow for collaboration with non-traditional partners and bring together different categories of customers, in the financial context savers and investors or lenders and borrowers, creating large, scalable networks of users. Their entry into finance promises potential benefits to consumers in the form of new products, lower prices, wider choice, and enhanced consumer experience. At the same time, their new business models and technologies potentially threaten the dominant position of traditional financial services providers and create challenges for regulators.
Wrap-up, Closing Remarks, Conference Adjourns
Introduction -National Anthem
Public Sector (I)
Elevating National Policy on Financial Inclusion, Consumer Protection and Cybersecurity: Telecommunications Regulator Perspectives (Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, CEO NCC, represented by:
Augustine Nwaulune, Director, Digital Economy, Nigerian Communications Commission. )
Public Sector (II)
Elevating National Policy on Financial Inclusion, Consumer Protection and Cybersecurity: Capital Market Regulator Perspectives (Phillip K Chitalu
CEO, SEC Zambia, represented by:
Mubanga Kondolo Jr., Head, Financial Inclusion, Securities and Exchange Commission, Zambia.)
Track: Data & Transaction monitoring
Data and Policy Decisions: How Governments can harness the power of RegTechs
Data Management & Analytics: Driving Domestic revenue mobilization through technology
Transforming risk management, oversight and compliance enforcement remits
Minimizing leakages and maximizing governments’ regulatory capacities.
Track: AML & Financial Crimes
Public partnerships in the fight against money laundering and countering financing of terrorism in emerging countries of Africa
*Mitigating the risk of money laundering and combating financial crimes using AI
*Trends in Money laundering techniques and AML compliance
*Illegal wildlife trafficking and illicit money flows
*Investigating Financial Crime and Fraud: Technology Showcase
Track: Mobile money & Agency Banking
From policy to impact: Unlocking the Potential of a $1 Trillion Mobile Money Market in Africa.
Track: CyberSecurity & Privacy
How should banks grapple with regulation when crafting their cloud strategy?
*Emphasizing cybersecurity while protecting consumer data privacy
*Complying with data/privacy regulations: A security-first approach
*Challenges and opportunities of complying with cybersecurity regulations
*Digital Integrity & your cloud compliant strategy
Track: Virtual Assets
Do CBDCs Hold the Promise of Digital Trust? The Case for Low-and-Middle Income Economies
*Achieving an open, safe and competitive monetary system that supports innovation.
*Which Type of Digital Currency for Financial Inclusion?
*Virtual assets and virtual asset service providers – evolving compliance strategies to reduce risk